World famous online gambling software provider Playtech has this week announced plans to release an all new video slot game based on the popular novel “Cowboys and Aliens”. Playtech has signed an exclusive deal with rights holder Platinum Studios, and aims to release the game alongside the upcoming movie in summer 2012.
This monumental deal between the two companies will allow Playtech to release a number of Platinum Studios branded games, though exact details are yet to be confirmed. Despite the lack of official confirmation the online slot is expected to make a prominent appearance on numerous online casinos, penetrating multiple worldwide markets.
The much anticipated upcoming Cowboys and Aliens movie features some of the most favorite stars Hollywood has to offer, including Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, and James Bond legend Daniel Craig. As if that wasn’t enough you’ve got the omniscient Steven Spielberg in the executive producer’s chair, along with Ron Howard, Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, and Brian Grazer sitting alongside him on production duties.
Scott Mitchell, creator of Cowboys and Aliens and CEO of Platinum Studious, said he eagerly anticipated the release declaring “Gaming is a whole new playing field for us, and perfectly follows Cowboys and Aliens’ success at the box office.”, adding “I’m looking forward to people playing Cowboys and Aliens slots in their living rooms!”